Elisabetta Morlino is Professor of Law at the University of Naples ‘Suor Orsola Benincasa’, where she teaches Administrative Law and Environmental Law.
She holds degrees from the University of Florence (Law degree, with honors) and the NYU School of Law (LL.M. in International Legal Studies, as Hugo Grotius Scholar). She earned her Ph.D. in Global Administrative Law from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ and the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane (now Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy).
She has been visiting research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg and Emile Noël Fellow at the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice of the NYU School of Law. She has been awarded the Jemolo Fellowship from the University of Oxford for the a.y. 2024-25.
She has been visiting professor at the Católica Global School of Law (Lisbon), the Université Catholique de Lille (Lille), SciencesPo (Paris), LUISS Guido Carli University (Rome), Bocconi University (Milan), the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) (Athens/Capo Sounion).
She is the author of books and articles on international organizations’ governance, global administrative law, European and domestic administrative law, environmental law.
She has been awarded the ICONS Book Prize 2020 by the International Society of Public Law for the book Procurement by International Organizations. A Global Administrative Law Perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2019).
She is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Constitutional Law and member of the Editorial Board of the International Organizations Law Review.
Prior to joining academia, she has worked as procurement officer for the International Fund for Agricultural Development in Rome and, as an extern, for the UN Office of Legal Affairs in New York.
She has been member of the NATO/ NSPA Independent Award Review and Debarment Board, an independent judicial body deciding on public procurement disputes between NATO and private parties.
She is currently member of the commission in charge of reforming the Italian Environmental Code.